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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2007 Week 04 Hansard (Thursday, 3 May 2007) . . Page.. 945 ..

Motion (by Mr Corbell) agreed to.

That the Members so nominated be appointed as members of the Select Committee on Estimates 2007-2008.


Mr Stanhope presented the following papers:

Intergovernmental agreements—

Ministerial level negotiations list—April 2007.

Research involving human embryos and prohibition of human cloning—Notice of Variation, dated 13 April 2007.

National Identity Security Strategy, dated April 2007.

Gaming Machine Act 2004

Paper and statement by minister

MR STANHOPE (Ginninderra—Chief Minister, Treasurer, Minister for Business and Economic Development, Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Minister for the Environment, Water and Climate Change, Minister for the Arts): For the information of members, I present the following paper:

Gaming Machine Act, pursuant to section 168—community contributions made by gaming machine licensees—ninth report by the ACT Gambling and Racing Commission—1 July 2005 to 30 June 2006—corrigendum.

I ask leave to make a statement in relation to the paper.

Leave granted.

MR STANHOPE: I present an amended table of contributions made to registered parties and associated entities reported by gaming machine licensees for 2005-06, originally appended to the ACT Gambling and Racing Commission’s report on community contributions made by gaming machine licensees for the period 1 July 2005 to 30 June 2006.

The Gaming Machine Act 2004 requires gaming machine licensees to report community contributions to the commission on an annual basis, including donations to registered political parties and associated entities. The commission is required to report to the minister on community contributions and this report must be tabled in the Assembly. The 2005-06 community contributions report was tabled in the Assembly on 16 November 2006.

By way of background to the report, in compiling and summarising extensive community contributions data submitted by gaming machine licensees the commission conducts a preliminary examination of the information to determine,

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